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Florida black bears

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Begins: June 1, 2019 1:00 pm
Ends: June 1, 2019 3:00 pm

Central Floridians share their wild areas, and often their backyards, with the largest land animal in the state – the Florida black bear.

Join local author Marcia Meara as she discusses these interesting and intimidating animals from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. She will explain their habits and offer tips to coexist with them peacefully. A Q-and-A session will follow her presentation, which is part of DeBary Hall’s Fabulous Wildlife Series.

Reservations are not required for this free program. For more information, contact Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840 or tmestre@volusia.org.

DeBary Hall Historic Site, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is owned by the state and managed by the county’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division. Tours of the 1871 mansion are available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission prices are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for children 2 and younger.